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Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 A visually inventive staging set against a fantastical starry night, dominated by oversized storybooks, clocks, and constellations.
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Nov. 21 – 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
Gloria! A Baroque Italian ChristmasSaint Mark's Episcopal Church
Dec. 13 – 18 Folger Consort journeys to Venice for the holiday's with Vivaldi's beloved Gloria in D, RV589.
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Nov. 21, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday ConcertEmbassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
NSO Pops: A Holiday Pops! with Leslie Odom, Jr.The Kennedy Center
Dec. 13 – 14